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A visit to small farms

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
YACHATS -- Few things in life are more grand than a Sunday drive in the countryside. Add in stops to a selection of small, local farms nestled along the Yachats River Road, and it becomes a grand adventure.
For the last several years, small farms along the Yachats River have opened their doors to the community, inviting people to come

Angell Job Corps celebrates 50 years

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
YACHATS --This year, Angell Job Corps is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The Civilian Conservation Center, located along NE Blodgett Road between Waldport and Yachats, was opened in 1964 when job corps was started during the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Some of the World War II-era buildings on the campus were still standing -- the location was first established

Local goodies shine

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
SOUTH BEACH -- Tomatoes took the spotlight during an afternoon garden tour at Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) on Aug. 20 as part of Master Gardener Week 2014 in Lincoln County.
Gardening enthusiasts were invited to explore the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at OCCC's South Beach campus, complete with a tomato-tasting competition.
A wide array of locally grown tomatoes took

Hatfield releases octopus, seeks replacement

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
OUTH BEACH -- The release of Hatfield Marine Science Center's resident octopus Wednesday morning was fairly uneventful. Yet it was still notably different from others.
There is no octopus waiting to take the releasee's place this time.
The giant Pacific octopuses displayed in the Hatfield visitor center are often obtained through donations from fishermen who catch the invertebrates

LCSD joins social media

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 27th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Many people today are often glued to social media. While it can sometimes cripple social interactions, it can also encourage them. Which is what the Lincoln County School District is aiming for.
The district now has its own Facebook and Twitter pages, "so we're entering a new age of technology here," Superintendent Steve Boynton said. LCSD's Twitter

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